Rapid City Chamber of Commerce

Location & Transportation

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CityDistance in Miles
Denver, CO 400
Minneapolis, MN 570
Kansas City, MO 715
Las Vegas, NV 1,143
Omaha, NE 510
Sioux Falls, SD 350

Getting Around the Black Hills from Rapid City:

Mount Rushmore 25 miles 40 minutes
Crazy Horse 42 miles 1 hour
Custer State Park 27 miles 45 minutes
Deadwood 45 miles 1 hour
Spearfish 50 miles 1 hour
Wall 50 miles 1 hour
Badlands (exit 131) 70 miles 1 hour 30 minutes
Hot Springs 59 miles 1 hour 15 minutes
Sturgis 30 miles 35 minutes
Keystone 22 miles 35 minutes
Belle Fourche 55 miles 1 hour
Hill City 26 miles 45 minutes
Pine Ridge 109 miles 2 hours 15 minutes
Devils Tower 110 miles 2 hours 15 minutes

Rapid City is the population, business and trade center of western South Dakota and the second largest city in the state.

The Rapid City Regional Airport serves as a vital transportation hub for the region. With exceptional air service for business and leisure travelers on Allegiant Air, American Airlines/American Eagle, Delta Airlines and United Airlines, we have direct flights to Chicago, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Denver, Las Vegas, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Phoenix/Mesa and Salt Lake City. The airport offers convenient direct, non-stop connections to both domestic and international destinations.

Highways Serving Area

Located on Interstate Highway 90 at the intersection of the Heartland and Theodore Roosevelt Expressways, Rapid City is a regional trade, travel and medical services center serving residents of South and North Dakota, Montana, Wyoming and Nebraska. Highways include I-90, US 14, US 16, SD 79, SD 44. There are also seven Interstate interchanges within the city.


Dakota Minnesota & Eastern Railroad Piggyback

Service: 605-342-4398

Frequency of Switching Service: Daily

Numerous Motor Freight Carriers as well as Terminals in Rapid City

Charter Air Service: 3
Air Freight & Package Express Service: 5
Nearest Airport: Rapid City Regional Airport8 miles east of Rapid City

  • Runway Length: 8,701 feet-concrete surface by 150 feet wide
  • Airport Identifier is RAP

Airport Express Shuttle: 605-399-1000

Moving/Storage Service

Bekins/Hanson-Maves Company

Allied / North Western Warehouse Company

Roush Moving and Storage

Commercial Service

American Airlines

Skywest-Delta Connection
Domestic flights: 800-221-1212
International flights: 800-241-4141

United Express
Domestic flights: 800-241-6522
International flights: 800-538-2929

Allegiant Air

Tour/Charter Bus Service

Affordable Adventures, LLC

America Tours West

Black Hills Adventure Tours

Chante E'tan

Stagecoach West

Gray Line of the Black Hills

Western Transportation, Inc.

Passenger Service

Westbound-Powder River Bus Line

Eastbound-Jefferson Lines

Local Service: Limited Hours

Rapid Ride/Dial-a-Ride 605-394-6631